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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jun 22, 2018

Japanese Stock Market                                                                                                                                                                                             Start Your Free Trial

  • Japanese stocks finished in the red today, with the Nikkei 225 -0.78%
  • Materials (+0.22%) and energy stocks (+0.06%) were the only stocks in positive territory in the Nikkei 225
  • Telecommunications (-1.87%), utilities (-1.35%), and consumer discretionary stocks (-1.08%) were the most significant underperformers
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was decidedly negative with 59 stocks advancing compared to 145 declines
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 17.49% above its 10-day average
  • Japan’s Core CPI growth for May came in at +0.7% Y/Y, which was in-line with the consensus. Overall CPI growth was +0.7% Y/Y, which was slightly higher than expected (+0.6% Y/Y forecasted)
  • Japanese June PMI came in modestly higher than in May ((53.1 vs 52.8 anticipated)

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong Stock were broadly higher with the Hang Seng +0.15%, the CSI 300 +0.44%, and the Shanghai Composite +1.21%
  • Energy (-0.58%) and healthcare (-0.42%) stocks were the worst performers in the Hang Seng
  • Consumer staples (+1.36%), industrials (+0.83%), and consumer discretionary (+0.55%) were the biggest outperforming sectors
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was positive with 30 out of 50 stocks advancing
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 5.53% above its 10-day average
  • According to Bloomberg reports, the US is considering resuming trade talks with China, before US imposed tariffs take effect on July 6

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks were in the black, with the Nifty 50 +0.75%, and the Sensex +0.73%
  • Energy (-1.62%) and information technology (-0.17%) were largest laggards in the Sensex
  • Healthcare (+4.10%), telecommunications (+1.59%), and consumer staples stocks (+1.40%) provided the best returns in the Sensex
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was notably positive with 24 out of 31 stocks finishing higher
  • Volume across Indian markets was 13.69% below its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Australian stocks provided negative returns today, with the ASX 200 -0.11%
  • Financials (+0.97%) and real estate stocks (+0.10%) were the only ASX 200 sectors in the black
  • Energy (-1.82%), telecommunications (-1.43%), and information technology stocks (-1.37%) were the largest decliners
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was notably negative with 68 stocks advancing while 121 stocks declined
  • Volume across Australian markets was 23.94% below its 10-day average

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Bond Market

  • Australian sovereign treasuries are higher today, with the yield on the Aussie 10-year down 2.4 basis points to 2.647%
  • Indian treasuries are lower today as the yield on India’s 10-year rose 3.0 basis points to 7.816%
  • Yield on the Hong Kong 10-year is up 3.0 basis points to 2.193%
  • Chinese 10-year bonds are modestly higher with the yield on China’s 10-year down 0.7 basis points to 3.567%

What is Going on with European Currencies?

  • AUD$ is 0.80% stronger, to AUD$0.7439/USD$
  • JPY¥ has fallen 0.11%, to JPY¥0.0090/USD$
  • CNY¥ is 0.09% weaker, to CNY¥0.1538/USD$
  • INR ₹ is up 0.22%, to INR ₹0.0147/USD$

*Source: Stockdio

Nikkei 225 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Maruha Nichiro Corp TSE: 1333 4385 145 3.42% 275.70k
Casio Computer Co Ltd TSE: 6952 1801 52 2.97% 3.78M
Nippon Light Metal Holdings Co Ltd TSE: 5703 245 7 2.94% 7.97M
Showa Denko KK TSE: 4004 4860 135 2.86% 3.53M
Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co Ltd TSE: 4506 2338 51 2.23% 1.61M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
SUMCO Corp TSE: 3436 2231 -97 -4.17% 8.90M
Japan Steel Works Ltd/The TSE: 5631 2840 -98 -3.34% 526.40k
SoftBank Group Corp TSE: 9984 8397 -244 -2.82% 8.00M
Osaka Gas Co Ltd TSE: 9532 2226.5 -62 -2.71% 2.34M
Yamaha Corp TSE: 7951 5770 -160 -2.70% 692.20k

Hang Seng Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Hengan International Group Co Ltd SEHK: 1044 78.55 2.45 3.22% 3.49M
MTR Corp Ltd SEHK: 66  43.45 1.35 3.21% 6.24M
Bank of East Asia Ltd/The SEHK: 23  31.95 0.75 2.40% 1.61M
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd SEHK: 2382 145.9 2.9 2.03% 7.63M
Sands China Ltd SEHK: 1928 43.95 0.7 1.62% 7.72M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
PetroChina Co Ltd SEHK: 857  5.71 -0.06 -1.04% 167.58M
Hang Lung Properties Ltd SEHK: 101  16.62 -0.16 -0.95% 7.23M
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd SEHK: 175  21.7 -0.2 -0.91% 42.38M
Wharf Real Estate Investment Co Ltd SEHK: 1997 59.5 -0.5 -0.83% 2.25M
CNOOC Ltd SEHK: 883  12.34 -0.1 -0.80% 113.01M

 

Sensex Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd NSEI:SUNPHARMA 576.3 21.7 3.91% 864.77k
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd NSEI:M&M 908.15 24.55 2.78% 139.01k
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd BSE:500010 1902.4 47.15 2.54% 54.66k
Axis Bank Ltd BSE:532215 524.65 11.4 2.22% 215.59k
Bharti Airtel Ltd BSE:532454 374.6 6.4 1.74% 148.57k
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Reliance Industries Ltd NSEI:RELIANCE 1012.3 -20.05 -1.94% 6.66M
Coal India Ltd NSEI:COALINDIA 265.1 -2.65 -0.99% 55.81k
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd NSEI:TCS 1811.8 -8.05 -0.44% 200.19k
Wipro Ltd BSE:507685 257.95 -1.05 -0.41% 186.10k
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd NSEI:ADANIPORTS 366 -0.85 -0.23% 79.02k

 

ASX 200 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
G8 Education Ltd ASX: GEM  2.4 0.07 3.00% 3.72M
Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd ASX: ANZ  28.65 0.8 2.87% 8.76M
Greencross Ltd ASX: GXL  4.4 0.09 2.09% 1.17M
JB Hi-Fi Ltd ASX: JBH  23.33 0.43 1.88% 958.30k
SKYCITY Entertainment Group Ltd ASX: SKC  3.83 0.07 1.86% 438.91k
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Credit Corp Group Ltd ASX: CCP  17.46 -1.38 -7.32% 4.03M
Bellamy's Australia Ltd ASX: BAL  16.79 -1.17 -6.51% 1.93M
Seven West Media Ltd ASX: SWM  0.85 -0.035 -3.95% 3.42M
WiseTech Global Ltd ASX: WTC  16.8 -0.69 -3.95% 615.42k
Pact Group Holdings Ltd ASX: PGH  5.2 -0.2 -3.70% 1.13M